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Physicians Christina Mangurian and Carolyn Rodriguez discuss the lack of women in leadership positions in medicine, and what we can do about it.

Physicians Christina Mangurian and Carolyn Rodriguez discuss the lack of women in leadership positions in medicine, and what we can do about it.

As a third-year medical student, Luisa Valenzuela Riveros, MD, was eager to begin participating in hospital rounds. But, as she told the audience at a Diversity and Inclusion Forum held Friday at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, one of her early case presentations didn’t go at all as she had hoped.

As a third-year medical student, Luisa Valenzuela Riveros, MD, was eager to begin participating in hospital rounds. But, as she told the audience at a Diversity and Inclusion Forum held Friday at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, one of her early case presentations didn’t go at all as she had hoped.

"We have the opportunity to lead in meeting the needs and affirming the value and importance of our LGBTQ community," Dean Lloyd Minor said at campus event.

"We have the opportunity to lead in meeting the needs and affirming the value and importance of our LGBTQ community," Dean Lloyd Minor said at campus event.

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Stanford's Leah Backhus cofounded the Artemis Medical Society to support women and girls of color who are interested in medical careers.

Stanford's Leah Backhus cofounded the Artemis Medical Society to support women and girls of color who are interested in medical careers.

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